Category Archives: Middle East

The Caliph's Sister: Nana Asma'u, 1793-1865, Teacher, Poet

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During the peak year of emigration at Mormon Grove in 1855, nearly 2,000 Latter-Day Saints with 337 wagons left here for the Salt Lake Valley. He is unable to listen to any of the people's stories and conversations. Over 250 Jews were killed or injured, Jewish shops were looted, and Jewish assets were frozen. The crude oil price cycle may extend over several years responding to changes in demand as well as OPEC and non-OPEC supply. Iraq had a number of grievances with Saudi Arabia.

Journey to Nowhere: One Woman Looks for the Promised Land

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Today, the most vivid manifestation of institutionalized racism is Zionism. The Saudi/Aramco Tapline was completed in 1950 bypassing Israel/Palestine and ending at a terminal in Sidon, Lebanon. While Shankara's views were later criticized as too influenced by Buddhism, they are more faithful to the Upanishads than the theism of the critics, who themselves seem increasingly influenced by the monotheism of Islâm.

Women on the Nile

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The Middle East crisis gradually subsided. That most Middle Easterners retain this us-versus-them mentality dooms universalism, the rule of law, and constitutionalism. The intention was an economic union between the two states with open borders. When Reagan High School opened in 1926, the Hamilton campus became Hamilton Junior High and is now Hamilton Middle School. David Ben-Gurion, Israel's first prime minister and the main architect of its foreign and defence policy, did not see the Jewish state as part of the Middle East but as part of Europe.

Mubarak Al-Sabah: The Foundation of Kuwait

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Many countries, such as Saudi Arabia, Jordan, and Qatar, are ruled by a monarchy, or ruling family. As one of the wellsprings of human civilisation in the ancient and medieval worlds, the birthplace of several world religions (Judaism, Christianity, Islam and Bahai) and an area of much modern economic and political importance, the Middle East remains a popular destination for travellers. But if the founder's goal was to shelter assets for personal or family use, what was gained by converting them into an endowment to finance, say, a soup kitchen?

Ben-Gurion: A Political Life (Jewish Encounters Series)

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Closer to the beach, blowing sand was a problem. Introduces Naysaburi, a well-known theologian and Qur'anic scholar who lived at Nishapur, and died c. 1015. Under the circumstances, it’s a notably benign-sounding term for an army that shoots down protestors. “As for the rock-throwing Palestinians, I have never seen or heard a single American news account describing them as ‘pro democracy demonstrators.’ Yet that would be an appropriate way to refer to people who — after more than three decades of living under occupation — are in the streets to demand self determination. “While Israeli soldiers and police, with their vastly superior firepower, do most of the killing...

The Concubine, the Princess, and the Teacher: Voices from

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Johnson himself was decidedly against giving Israel the green light to attack. In August of 1990, Saddam Hussein sent armies to Kuwait, to take it over. It was claimed that the fungal antioxidant capacity is attributed to the presence of various chemicals such as ascorbic acid, carotenoids, esterified phenolics, and free- and nonflavonoid phenolics and flavonoids. Tensions began after the first Zionist settlers arrived in the 1880’s...when [they] purchased land from absentee Arab owners, leading to dispossession of the peasants who had cultivated it.” Don Peretz, “The Arab-Israeli Dispute.” “[During the Middle Ages,] North Africa and the Arab Middle East became places of refuge and a haven for the persecuted Jews of Spain and elsewhere...

Beneath the Sands of Egypt: Adventures of an Unconventional

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Declaration of Magna Carta was also a very important event. Notable in service here were Mother Bridget Hayden and Fathers John Schoenmakers, John Bax and Paul Mary Ponziglione, the latter an Italian nobleman. At the UN, PLO Chairman Ahmed Shukhairy announced that "if it will be our privilege to strike the first blow" the PLO would expel from Palestine all Zionists who had arrived after 1917 and eliminate the state of Israe l. Local settlers were "Free~State" in the fight over slavery; several were captured in a Proslavery raid of 1856.

Tornado Down

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Samarra — archaeological and Shi'a holy sites, including the tombs of several Shi'a Imams in Iraq Sea of Galilee — known for its Gospel associations with the life and ministry of Jesus Christ, thus a pilgrimage destination for Christians and also to Jews Shibam — known as 'Manhattan of the Desert', a unique, sixteenth century, mud-built, high rise apartment buildings complex Masada - Mountaintop fortress over the Dead Sea built as one of King Herod's palaces and later a fortress in the Jewish revolt, the Roman Ramp and Camps below Masada are also still exist Caesarea - huge Roman city which built in the herodian period, and exist until the Crusader period.

Cleopatra and Egypt (Blackwell Ancient Lives)

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Conflict, in which the Jews as a religious group were involved, in this part of the world, goes back more than 3,000 years, and is historically documented in the Jewish and Christian Old Testaments, among other records. Notes: The Henry Hub and Japan spot prices for 2011 are the averages of the prices for all 12 months of 2011. It also features a glossary and a listing of secondary sources. Middle Eastern Studies in the United States is an exciting and growing field.

A Kut Prisoner (WWI Centenary Series)

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It is believed that the management of agricultural surpluses and emerging trade among cities led to the development of writing in Sumer. Direct reference to disability appears fleetingly in phrases such as "aged and incapacitated', but the advancing decrepitude of old age is inherent in the need for 'care' and the expectation of death and the rites required afterward. In Egypt, 69 percent of married women ages 15 to 49 who had completed secondary school reported seeing family planning messages in newspapers or magazines, compared with 32 percent of those who had completed only primary school.15 Women with more education are also more likely to discuss family planning issues with their husbands.